My Sister and her Autoimmune Disease CREST

My Sister and her Autoimmune Disease CREST

It was early in the 1980’s when my sister told me she had been diagnosed with CREST.  She didn’t know much about it and neither did I. Those were the days when you had to go to the library and look up periodicals to understand the medical and science world. There...
Understanding Autoimmune Disease

Understanding Autoimmune Disease

Autoimmune diseases are a broad range of related diseases and currently affect 5% of the Australian population. An autoimmune disease occurs when your immune system starts attacking its body or its tissues as your body can’t tell the difference between healthy cells...
Hashimoto’s – Can giving up gluten help?

Hashimoto’s – Can giving up gluten help?

Hashimoto’s can be seriously debilitating. Some feel like they are doing everything they can do in order to lose weight or to gain vitality, though nothing is working and they continue to feel sluggish, tired, unmotivated and uncomfortable in their skin. Hashimoto’s...
Will Going Gluten Free Help Inflammatory Bowel Disease?

Will Going Gluten Free Help Inflammatory Bowel Disease?

The term inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) describes a condition in which the intestines are inflamed, meaning there are high numbers of inflammatory cells present in the lining of the digestive tract. It has often been thought of as an autoimmune disease, but research...
Can Giving Up Wheat Help Reverse MS?

Can Giving Up Wheat Help Reverse MS?

As we’ve mentioned in previous blog posts and throughout the documentary ‘What’s With Wheat?’, there is a lot of research that links eating modern wheat with an increase in body inflammation, which leads to disease. We often hear from people who tell us how...